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Old 10-24-2013, 06:12 PM
 
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Will a Democratic President + a Democratic House + a Democratic Senate = a monopoly ???

Could we challenge this as unfair and not balanced?

On another note:

Every Presidential candidate should undergo a psychiatric evaluation .... see how well he / she can play with the other kids on the playground.....this one clearly can't. It's his way or the highway.

I've had all I can take.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:16 PM
 
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Since when do the democrats care about fair and balanced? Remember 'elections have consequences' that's their motto. It doesn't matter to them if 49% of the country doesn't agree, it's their way or the highway.

That's what it was from 2008 - 2010 and we got stuck with a trillion dollar "stimulus" and Obamacare, I doubt we'll see any improvement if/when it happens again.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:18 PM
 
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Let's not find out. I can't afford it.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:19 PM
 
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Well, given that the Senate works differently now than any time in history, you really need the Senate + enough votes to get past a philibuster.

Both parties had recent monopolies. We did through the 00's and we focused on faith based initiatives and giving money away to get re-elected. The Democrats had it for a short time at the start of Obama's first term. No, you can't challenge the electorate.

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Every Presidential candidate should undergo a psychiatric evaluation .... see how well he / she can play with the other kids on the playground.....this one clearly can't. It's his way or the highway.

I've had all I can take.
Let's compare his credentials to yours. We can do the same with Romney, McCain, Bush, etc. All of those guys are highly qualified and all are sane. That you read too many right wing blogs is probably why you can't take things any more.

As to playing with other kids on the playground, you can point the finger at the tea baggers for that nonsense. Until congressional districts get fixed and we're forced to save ourselves by putting forward real candidates then you'll still have these morons stopping much of anything in Washington from happening.

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That's what it was from 2008 - 2010 and we got stuck with a trillion dollar "stimulus" and Obamacare, I doubt we'll see any improvement if/when it happens again.
We had that throughout the 00's. You forgot to mention that. The deficit and debt didn't drop and at the end, there was the Great Recession and Bush passed a similar stimulus. He and his team also helped Obama with his. You can make an argument about Obamacare, but typically, most whiny CINOS don't have the intelligence to do so.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:19 PM
 
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Utopia, nirvana, kumbaya
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:20 PM
 
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You mean like a the Republicans had with W? A monopoly? How are elected official a monopoly? I'm sure you were bemoaning the "monopoly" that Dubya had too. Just because Republicans are on the precipice of being the minority party for a generation doesn't mean you can file an antitrust suit to stop it.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:21 PM
 
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Utopia, nirvana, kumbaya
hope and change. i hope there is enough change left to pay off part of the debt when obama finally leaves office.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:31 PM
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Both parties are responsible for the disgustingly bloated federal government we are ruled over by, one having a monopoly over the other is a moot point.
Tell me, when the gop has a majority why doesnt government shrink?
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:42 PM
 
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Will a Democratic President + a Democratic House + a Democratic Senate = a monopoly ???

Could we challenge this as unfair and not balanced?
I don't understand. Are you already conceding that the Republicans will lose the House in 2014?

And no, you can't "challenge" this anywhere except at the voting booth.

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I've had all I can take.
Run for office then.
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Old 10-24-2013, 06:43 PM
 
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The 2007 recession
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